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Dark of the Moon
Dark of the Moon
Author: P. J. Parrish
The ghosts of a small town's bigoted past are tangible presences in this tense but predictable crime drama set in racially divided rural Mississippi. Mulatto police investigator Louis Kincaid is newly relocated from Detroit to the sleepy burg of Black Pool when a local field yields a gruesome discovery: the remains of a young black man lynched 2...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781575663944
ISBN-10: 1575663945
Publication Date: 4/1/1999
Pages: 371
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
Deals with issues of race and bigotry in Mississippi as a young black man returns to his roots to bury his mother and simultaneously investigate a decades-old lynching.
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If you enjoy books about the KKK, lynching mobs and good ole Southern white boys who hate blacks, this just might be the book for you.

This is not an enjoyable book. It's rather depressing and racially tense. Had the premise indicated what this book was truly about, I never would have picked it up.
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